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  • News: Google 'Chromebook' focuses on enterprise push

    The story "Google 'Chromebook' focuses on enterprise push," posted Thursday, inadvertently omitted the author's by-line. The story was written by Sharon Gaudin. The by-line has been corrected on the wire

  • News: Omni Group releases OmniOutliner for iPad

    If you see yourself as an on-the-go info junkie who’s itching for an iPad tool worthy of the Omni Group’s name, I am happy to say that you finally have a reason to get your iTunes Store password ready. We previewed OmniOutliner for iPad in January at Macworld Expo 2011, but as of Thursday, you can now get your fingers on a downloadable version of the mobile outlining app.

  • News: Typesafe aims to bring Scala development to enterprises

    Startup company's JVM-compatible Scala-based software stack is geared toward parallel and distributed computing environments

  • News: Google Android, Apple iOS devices corralled by new device manager

    Android and iOS mobile devices now can be corralled by a Smith Micro device management application unveiled this week at the Interop show in Las Vegas. Client-side code makes even personally-owned devices visible to enterprise IT managers.

  • News: Protect Your Data From the Breach Epidemic

    In late April, users of Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN) or Sony Online Entertainment, were victimized by a series of data breaches that exposed sensitive information about 100 million customers, as well as tens of thousands of credit card numbers. The breach grabbed headlines around the world, but incidents of this type are more common than you might think.

  • News: Citrix will stream Windows apps to Chrome OS laptops

    Can desktop virtualization make Chrome OS a full replacement for Windows?

  • News: Mu Dynamics extends app testing to groups of apps

    Mu Dynamics has extended its application testing software to recreate the current mix of applications in production and then test these as a group to see how they affect the network and each other.

  • News: Visa's mobile payment plan 'most comprehensive to date'

    Visa's plan to launch a digital wallet system in the U.S. and Canada this fall is by far the most ambitious of any such initiative announced so far.

  • News: Google 'Chromebook' focuses on enterprise push

    Google took another step toward the enterprise this week when executives unveiled the 'Chromebook,' a notebook PC that could boost both its new operating system and cloud-based apps.

  • News: Samsung unveils Chromebook Series 5 Google OS laptop

    Samsung has become the first PC manufacturer to make a laptop running Google's Chrome OS available to consumers.

  • News: Mac malware goes from game to serious

    A game theory paper written in 2007 predicted that Mac users would see more malware. Now, those predictions are coming true.

  • News: Apple updates iPhoto '11, fixes improper event merging

    Apple TVs aren't the only ones getting a dose of Apple update magic this Wednesday. iPhoto '11, too, has been updated, moving the software to version 9.1.3.

  • News: Microsoft leaves Mac Office users in the lurch, says researcher

    Microsoft is telling Mac Office users it doesn't yet have a fix for a PowerPoint bug that it patched for Windows customers.

  • News: Google Envisions Automated Home with Android@Home

    Google used its I/O conference to introduce Android@Home, a software framework for Android that allows programmers to interact with various connected appliances such as light bulbs, thermostats, washing machines and more.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: 5 Coolest Apps

    During the first day of Google I/O, I roamed the App "Developers Sandbox" looking for the next big thing in apps. The companies exhibiting their apps were invited by Google, and many are very small companies that have been around only a couple of years. But they've all built something innovative on one Google development platform or another.

  • News: Google, Apple Pressed to Remove DUI Checkpoint Apps

    Google and Apple are under pressure from Senator Charles Schumer to remove smartphone apps that alert users to the locations of nearby police DUI checkpoints. These apps typically use your device's GPS capabilities to alert you to nearby speed traps, red light traffic cameras, and DUI checkpoints from a database of user-generated locations.

  • News: Visa to launch mobile wallet in U.S. this fall

    Visa announced a broad mobile wallet service today that includes near field communication and other technologies for making retail purchases and for allowing person-to-person transactions from wireless devices.

  • News: Microsoft Exchange-to-Google Apps migration survival guide

    Switching from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps may have many benefits, but the journey is definitely not the reward

  • News: Carousel brings Instagram to Mac OS X

    Instagram is a popular photo-sharing app for the iPhone. But suppose you’re sitting at your Mac, longing to browse your Instagram photo feed, but your iPhone is far away, in the deepest recesses of your pants pocket? You no longer need to fear such potential tragedy, thanks to Mobelux’s launch of Carousel, a Mac-based Instagram client.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: A Complete Rundown

    Google is putting on a show for developers at this year's I/O conference and the first day was a bumper one. It was all about Android, including software updates for smartphones and tablets, new movie and music services and a plethora of stats. Here's a roundup of the biggest announcements on the first day of Google I/O 2011.



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